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I always feel grateful when I finish the Turkey Trot with members of my community beside me.

Finding family in community: Thanksgiving Turkey Trot tradition

Sophia Reeves ’25, Paper News Editor November 14, 2023

Instead of sleeping in on Thanksgiving and being awakened by the distant aroma of the day's feast being cooked downstairs, I wake up bright and early, face the cold, and run five miles.  I participate...

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

December 6, 2017

By Bailey Blaike '19 Thanksgiving morning for a typical high school student often consists of sleeping in past 10 a.m. and doing nothing until the Thanksgiving feast. However, for approximately 5,000...

Staples students flock to the Turkey Trot

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer December 1, 2015

Usually teenagers like to sleep in whenever the chance presents itself. You would think the same applies to Thanksgiving — more so, maybe. But, oddly enough, on Thanksgiving at 8 AM, around 4,500 runners,...

At 8:15 AM the race was on. Once the gun was shot, these runners sprung into action and led the race until the finish.

Turkey Trot gives Westporters an excuse to eat

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer December 4, 2014

Sure, waking up at six in the morning on an ordinary school day is a struggle enough. But, just imagine waking up at six in the morning on Thanksgiving... to run! Yes, there are maniacs that actually do...

Turkey Trot at Wakeman Field

November 29, 2010
The sixth grade students of Bedford Middle School participated in a diversionary walk around Wakeman Field.
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